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Local news for Queensland, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | ABC News

Weaving weeds into flood-inspired art

Families gathered in a busy marketplace in Maryborough in south-east Queensland recently, to make weed umbrellas as part of the 'Afloat Project', which encourages people to express their flood experiences through art.

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2 hrs ago | ABC News

Innisfail's victory worth celebrating, 50 years on

In 1964 the Foley Shield was as anticipated as modern day State of Origin clashes with spectators and sportsmen from all over northern Queensland gathering for the final.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

ABC News

Call out to Aussie farmers to grow hemp

Hemp is one of the oldest crops around; it is cultivated worldwide including Australia and is currently used as a source of clothing and building products.

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NEWS.com.au

Clive's kiss of life for LNP

IT will take 75 years for the principle of equal pay for equal work to be realised in Australia, a major new global report on the gender gap says.

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The Age

Appeals over financial advice case

A multimillion-dollar dispute between former media executive Mark Jamieson and Westpac is headed for Queensland's highest court, after both sides appealed an earlier ruling.

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Paddock Talk

Jack Doohan Leads Home State Domination At Queensland Champs

Doohan was victorious in the Rookies class, for drivers aged between nine and 12 years old.

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Northern Daily Leader

Man charged over cycling vet's death

Dr Pearson was riding in the Audax Queensland GT series cycling race when he was struck by a vehicle on the Inglewood Millmerran Rd near Inglewood on April 25. A Brisbane newspaper has reported a semi-trailer was seized for investigation in June and a Kingsthorpe home was searched in relation to the death.

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The Raw Story

Child-molesting co-founder of Dragon Con facing prison over Twitter 'follow' of teen girl

The co-founder of popular sci-fi convention Dragon Con is facing the possibility of life in prison after 'following' a teen girl on Twitter, breaching a plea bargain agreement that has kept him out of prison on child molestation charges.

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Northern Michigan News

Researchers study wild dogs at Battle Creek zoo

Researchers from Australia are spending time at Battle Creek's Binder Park Zoo this summer observing its three African wild dogs as they seek ways to save the species from extinction.

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Stranger in Paradise

Urban tourism, schoollies & Toolies

Bali, once famous for its pristine villages and natural scenery is now embracing a new form of tourism centred around the increasingly popular by-passes and ring roads.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Family grieves for beloved Emily

EMILY Payne had just spent the weekend in Brisbane picking out the perfect dress but she will never get to attend her Year 12 formal.

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Digital Game Developer

Casinos in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld

Casinos in Australia have grown over the past five years, despite rising competition from international and online casinos.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Rivers of gold: Raids take shine off alleged scam that has cost taxpayers an estimated $200m

When the illicit river of gold was discovered, it was believed to be one of Australia's largest tax fraud operations.

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NEWS.com.au

If you live here you'll die earlier...

IF you live in the bush you'll die three years younger than if you live in the city because of poor access to healthcare.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Author Brian Magrath Shares Techniques For Reducing Stress in Newest Book

BRISBANE, Australia, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Distress - A Weapon of Mass Destruction teaches the author's tried and true method of eliminating the stress that plagues many individuals each day.

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Yahoo!

No place for radical extremists: Bishop

The government will do everything it can to ensure Australians don't become radicalised overseas and bring their extremist views back home, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says.

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NEWS.com.au

The Measure of the Market: auction preview

THE walls have eyes in this apartment where you can nab yourself not just a new home, but an amazing taxidermy collection.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Palmer isn't our biggest problem: Abbott

DOMINIC Bird, the Aussie acquitted by a Malaysian court of drug trafficking charges that carried the death penalty, is expected to arrive back home today.

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Beef Magazine

Merck Animal Health To Present Important Data At The 28th World...

Merck Animal Health will present from 19 posters and 1 oral presentation at the 28th World Buiatrics Congress in Cairns, Australia, from July 27 August 1, 2014.

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ABC News

Police divers find body of John Ryan in Cooby Dam near Toowoomba

Police will prepare a prepare a report for the coroner after discovering the body of an elderly man in a dam near Toowoomba in southern Queensland.

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